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beta reading thread

Postby jack1974 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:39 am

Sometimes, I would like to get some EARLY feedback on writing of some of my unannounced games. Not the WHOLE script of course! Just the introduction, to see if people like the writing style, since for me it's hard to know, not being a native English speaker.
It will probably be 1-2 pages (about 1-2k words max) to read.
Also, being "beta", means that the story could change quite a lot (usually it's just a first draft).

Anyways, if someone is interested, I have one of those (fantasy RPG) to read :P Just post in this thread and I'll email you (using the email you used to register in this forum).

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby Troyen » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:30 am

I guess I could. Do you have any specific types of feedback you want people to focus on?

(Also, this is totally a tangent, but I noticed a lot of your writers seem afraid of the ?. Many questions are denoted with a period instead, too many to list out, and I'm not sure why. Maybe it's a UK/US style difference?)

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby jack1974 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:21 pm

Well just to know if writing is good, I think for the story is a bit too early to say :)
About the ?, I agree. I find it weird too! (I would put more question marks too)

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby pahldus » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:54 pm

I would be glad to help if it is just the intro, as I hate to spoil the games, so I tend not to beta test. I know one thing, dialogue is key, it must seem natural and flow well.

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby jack1974 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:55 pm

Yes no worries, no big spoiler :) I'll send it to you by email then! thanks

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby Pace675 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:14 pm

Depends, my free times vary, so I can not say I would be the most expeditious person reviewing also, March will be exceptionally busy for me, but hey I am game.

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Re: beta reading thread

Postby BobTheMob » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:44 pm

I'd gladly look into this.
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Re: beta reading thread

Postby jack1974 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:01 pm

Haha I got a LOT of requests, so no worries. Bob will send it to you but maybe tomorrow (now is late).


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